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Tata Motors Accelerates Capital Expenditures To Drive Future Growth

by Trefis Team
Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) is on an investment spree, looking to launch new products, develop new technologies, and expand its production capacity around the world. Capital expenditure for the luxury vehicle division Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which fo...
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Weekly Review: Ford’s New In-Car Infotainment System Will Attract More Customers To The Brand

by Trefis Team
January has been a busy month for Ford Motors. The company launched its 2017 version of the GT Super car at the North America International Auto Show and also showed two other performance oriented vehicles, the F-150 Raptor and Shelby Mustang GT3...
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The Week That Was: Coca-Cola And PepsiCo

by Trefis Team
As we move closer to the announcement of full year results for the beverage giants  The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) and  PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) in February, we take a look at the recent developments at the companies this week. Carbonated soft drink ...
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Weekly Casino Notes: Las Vegas Sands’ Earnings And More

by Trefis Team
The past week was eventful for casino operators as Las Vegas Sands reported a 28% jump in its earnings for the fourth quarter. On a separate note, Union Gaming Research came out with a report stating that the casino stocks have bottomed out. This...
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Weekly Software Notes: Oracle, SAP SE and Symantec

by Trefis Team
The week ended January 30th was an eventful one for the software industry. Shares of global database software leader Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) fell by 3% Monday through Thursday, while SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) gained 2%. Software security major Symante...
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Amazon’s Earnings Came In Above Expectations, But Are They Sustainable?

by Trefis Team
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)  delivered a beat in the fourth quarter of 2014, with its earnings per share coming in at 45 cents, much higher than the consensus estimate of 17 cents. Strong performance across the North American market, as well as electron...
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What 2015 Holds For Alpha Natural Resources

by Trefis Team
The year gone by has been a fairly tough one for Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR). The company faced poor market conditions for both metallurgical and thermal coal, which impacted the company’s profitability and liquidity. With little sco...
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Google Earnings: Strong Mobile Performance Backed By Programmatic Platform Boosts Revenues

by Trefis Team
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) posted its fourth quarter results on January 29 th . The company reported 15% year-on-year growth in revenues to $18.10 billion, which was in line with our expectations as stated in the note published earlier . However, it’s ...
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Weekly Notes On Gaming Industry: GameStop, Activision Blizzard & Electronic Arts

by Trefis Team
The holiday season is over and the gaming industry, in 2014, has managed to outperform 2013’s performance. For the entire calendar year of 2014, gamers spent roughly $5.1 billion on physical hardware for video games, up more than 18% y-o-y, offse...
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Weekly Notes On Coffee Industry: Keurig Green Mountain & Starbucks

by Trefis Team
The coffee industry saw its ups and downs in 2014, with the price of Brazilian Natural Arabicas rising nearly 80% in the first 10 months of 2014 to reach 197 cents per pound in October 2014, according to the International Coffee Organization. How...
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Diageo Half-Year Earnings: What Lies Ahead?

by Trefis Team
Diageo Plc. (NYSE: DEO) posted weaker half-year earnings on January 29, with operating profits witnessing a 11% decline, on a year-on-year basis, to reach $1,839 million. The leader in alcoholic beverages faced challenging circumstances in the si...
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Earnings Review: Ford Narrows Losses In Europe But Low Volumes In Lieu Of F-150 Re-Launch Impact Overall Results

by Trefis Team
Ford Motors (NYSE:F) announced earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 on Thursday. The numbers were disappointing: the company’s profit before taxes was down to $1.1 billion, down $197 million compared to a year ago, while its net i...
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Earnings Review: North America Weakness Dampens Progress Made On Brand Transformation Front For Coach

by Trefis Team
Coach (NYSE:COH), a leading American marketer of luxury handbags and other fashion accessories, posted another set of lackluster results in Q2 fiscal 2015. Coach’s sales in North America dropped by 20% for the quarter (year-over-year co...
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Coca-Cola’s Low-Sugar Initiative Is Good For Profitability Too

by Trefis Team
Late last year, the three soft drink giants, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), and Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS),  announced their aim of reducing calorie consumption through their offerings by 20% by 2025 in the U.S. These comp...
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GameStop Changes Q4 Guidance Based On Holiday Period Performance

by Trefis Team
In 2014, video game retailer  GameStop (NYSE:GME) struggled in terms of new video game software sales, as the whole industry witnessed decline in title sales. On the other hand, demand for the current generation of video game consoles: Microsoft’...
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